Assistant Professor of Law

Job Description & Qualification

Job Description:
Baruch College is located in Manhattan’s historic Gramercy/
Flatiron district between Midtown and Wall Street and offers
significant professional opportunities to interact with the legal,
banking and finance, technology, and government sectors. The
Zicklin School of Business is New York City’s premier public
business school, with an international reputation for excellence in
offering nationally-ranked programs, including BBA and MBA
(both of which have required law courses), specialized MS
degrees, executive programs (including the executive MBA in
Healthcare Administration and a forthcoming Masters-level
concentration in the regulation of financial technology in which the
Department faculty teach). Baruch College, Zicklin School of
Business is committed to excellence in research and teaching, and
Department of Law faculty publish in top law reviews.
Baruch College is strongly committed to a diverse faculty as our
student body is one of the most diverse in the world.
The Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College/CUNY invites
applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Department
of Law at the Assistant Professor level. The Department of Law
offers courses to undergraduate and graduate business students in a
wide variety of business subjects, including Introduction to
Business Law, Business Organizations, and a wide array of upperlevel
specialty courses, including Fintech, AI, Law and
Sustainability, Legal Theory, and advanced business law topics.
The Zicklin School of Business is accredited by the AACSB, and is
among the largest schools of business in the U.S.
Faculty members are expected to conduct high-quality scholarship
and publish their work in prestigious law reviews. Faculty will
teach a variety of introductory and advanced business law courses.
Other job responsibilities include new course development and
service to the Department, School, and College. Faculty will join a
vibrant, research and teaching focused faculty and work in a
supportive, collegial atmosphere.
NOTES:
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work
remotely and work on-site in the office. All CUNY employees
must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment.
Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will
be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully
vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks
past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen.
Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of
employment.
Compensation and Benefits:
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits
package covering health insurance, pension and retirement
benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also
provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and
publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty
professional development.
Qualifications:
Applicants must have a JD degree or a terminal law degree from an
ABA-accredited law school, and an excellent academic record.
Candidates should have a record of scholarly publication and a
rigorous research agenda and be committed to teaching business
law at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of
Law strongly prefers candidates with expertise in AI, Fintech or
general business regulation and law.

Application Procedure

- How to Apply:
STEP ONE - STEP ONE -
Go to the CUNY website cuny.jobs to see the complete position
description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening
ID #24804. You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via
the following direct link to the posting https://cuny.jobs/new-yorkny/
assistant-professor-of-law/
81FC3FA68E524B67AB9D2E60BF07B3A5/job/ Applicants
should include a CV, research statement, three letters of
reference (to be submitted if invited for an interview), a
diversity statement, and any recent teaching evaluations. The
diversity statement should describe an applicant’s commitment to
working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a
multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a
substantial population of students who are among the first
generation of their family to attend a college or university.
STEP TWO - Please go tohttps://www.baruch.cuny.edu/hrref/and
enter the contact information for three (3) potential references. The
online system will automatically send your references a request to
submit a letter via the system. Please let your references know
they must only submit a letter if you are invited for an
interview. Full instructions will be provided for providing the
reference letter.
Emailed or hard copy applications will not be considered.

Closing Date:
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2022 and
continue until the posting is filled.

About the Organization

EEO Statement:
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans
and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also
included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees
will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally
protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity.
EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

For Additional Questions

Valerie.watnick@baruch.cuny.edu

Job ID

ID: J11456